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to control or limit something that is harmful ระงับ, ควบคุม 

Sawan Sangbunlung, secretary-general of the Thai Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said he hoped that a proposed law change would help curb the problem of poor treatment.

The new measures would help curb the illicit drug trade inside jails in which drug inmates carry on trading with the help of smuggled phones.

Developed countries have also been the most difficult to persuade to seriously address global warming by curbing their emissions, limiting consumption, and providing finance and technology for developing countries to deal with climate change.

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